The board has the power to administer oaths, subpoena witnesses and compel the production of books and papers pertinent to any investigation or hearing authorized by the Personnel Act. Refusal to testify before the board on matters pertaining to personnel is grounds for dismissal from the service.

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 10-9-20

  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.